A significant agricultural project is happening off the road between Longoio and Gombereto. Giuseppe, our timber merchant has bought a piece of land and wants it to produce some market crops. I think the latest idea is to grow strawberries. But at the moment the land has to be cleared and levelled.
An old collapsed stone wall is being re-erected with considerable skill:
A ‘sondaggio’ was in progress when I visited there yesterday. I asked the workmen what it was and they said that they were testing the lie of the land to see if there was water available underneath it. It seems a major project. It would be strange if they found oil instead!
The morning sky as seen from our bedroom window presents a different aspect each morning. The weather looks very variable as the autumn season establishes itself (no leaves have fallen as yet) and the temperature gradually lowers.
Here is the sky after the great early morning storm a couple of days ago.
And here it yesterday morning:
And this morning.
With such spectacles who needs breakfast TV?